April 20, 1943 – October 26, 2012
Jerry of Des Moines, Iowa, went home to be with the Lord, on Friday October 26, 2012. Jerry was born April 20, 1943 in Alexandria, Minnesota to Herbert and Anna Parker. Jerry worked many years in sales, spending over 25 years at CBS Records and was most recently employed by Melissa’s World Variety Produce, Inc. as a Sales Manager specifically working with Hy-Vee. Jerry enjoyed riding his motorcycle, fishing and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. Jerry had a wonderful sense of humor and always made everyone laugh and smile.
Jerry will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 47 years Mary, daughters Jennifer (Brett) Champion, of West Des Moines, Iowa, Kristin (John) Lynch, of Austin Texas, Kathleen (Mark) Stuempfig, of West Des Moines, Iowa, grandsons, Parker, Brett (Champ) Champion, Camden Stuempfig and John Patrick Lynch, sister Jeanette Novak, brother Don Parker both of Minnesota, and many other family and friends. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Anna.
Funeral services for Jerry will be on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 1:00pm at Westover Funeral Home, with visitation and family greeting at 12:00pm. Jerry will be laid to rest in a private family ceremony at Resthaven Cemetery.
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